Freight car derailed in the Irkutsk region because of the fracture side frame

Course-laden timber train on the East-Siberian Railway was a kink side frame number 152423 produced Kremenchug Steel Plant (Ukraine) in 2007. As the correspondent of IA REGNUM in the press-service of JSC "Russian Railways", with the beginning of 2012, this is the 16th case of the fracture side frame and the fifth case of fracture of the lateral frame manufacturer.

As recalled in the press service, May 3, at 02:25 GMT on the stretch yk — Smoke in a freight train occurred gathering one car (a specialized platform for timber transportation.) Envelope adjacent road has not been broken. Damaged 600 meters of road. At 6:08 the movement restored. The owner of the car — OJSC "VEB-Leasing", currently on loan at JSC "Spetsenergotrans."

In JSC "Russian Railways" focusing efforts on preventing gatherings rolling off the rails because of kinks side bogie frames wagons. In the first quarter of this year by the employees of rolling stock "Russian Railways" on points of maintenance for freight wagons revealed more than three thousand side frames with defects, which were confirmed by means of inspection, including 550 production Kremenchug steel plant.


In accordance with Article 37 of the Federal Law "On Technical Regulation" JSC "Russian Railways" informs about the possible risks of using vehicles, manned potentially dangerous side frames Kremenchug steel plant. To take necessary measures to prevent the occurrence of safety threats, "Railways" sent information about the circumstances and course-car freight train in the bodies of state power, the owners of the rolling stock is recommended to limit access to the infrastructure of cars that are running potentially dangerous side frames to identify and eliminate the causes of breakage.

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